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[Czech Republic] Survey: State should regulate smoking

The state should be in charge of the regulation of smoking, this is the view held by 82 percent of Czechs, according to a poll conducted by the STEM/MARK in late April and released Monday. Nonsmokers mostly back a full ban on smoking in restaurants, now
Prague Daily Monitor (cz)
added May 30, 2013 12:58
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[Czech Republic, UK] Fifty-two-week continuous abstinence rates of smokers being treated with varenicline versus nicotine replacement therapy

Smokers in the same behavioural support programme who use varenicline appear to have a greater probability of achieving long-term abstinence than those using their choice of nicotine replacement therapy options, even after adjusting for potentially confou
Addiction
added May 16, 2013 09:50
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[Czech Republic, Europe, Poland] Týden: Poles sell extremely cheap leaf tobacco in CzechRep

A Polish company is running a network of "Eko natural" shops selling extremely cheap tobacco leaves, which are not subject to excise tax, on the verge of law in the Czech-Polish border area in north Moravia, the weekly Tyden out Monday writes. It says a
Prague Daily Monitor (cz)
added Apr 17, 2013 09:10
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[Czech Republic] Doctors call on ODS to back total smoking ban in pubs

A group of Czech doctors criticises the Civic Democratic Party (ODS) for its opposition to the absolute ban on smoking in restaurants that Health Minister Leos Heger (TOP 09) has proposed. "You deliberately prefer private ownership to health of not only
Prague Daily Monitor (cz)
added Apr 2, 2013 12:47
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[Czech Republic] Gov't toughens fight against alcohol drinking, smoking

The Czech government Wednesday approved a plan of the state's tougher fight against excessive alcohol drinking and smoking, mainly by young people, by enhancing prevention steps at schools and setting up a network of services for those in trouble due to d
Prague Daily Monitor (cz)
added Mar 28, 2013 13:44
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[Czech Republic] Czech Philip Morris proposes CZK 900/share dividend

Czech tobacco group Philip Morris CR proposed paying a gross dividend of 900 Czech crowns ($45.00) per share from 2012 profit and retained earnings, down from a 920 crown pay-out the year before, it said on Tuesday.
Reuters
added Mar 27, 2013 05:34
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[Czech Republic] One-third of Czechs smoke, expert says

One third of Czechs smoke and the number of smokers among young people is even higher, which may lead to an increase in tobacco-related deaths, doctor Eva Kralikova, from a centre for tobacco addiction at Prague's General Teaching Hospital, has told CTK.
Prague Daily Monitor (cz)
added Mar 26, 2013 13:46
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[Czech Republic] ODS opposes total smoking ban in restaurants

The leadership of the Czech senior government Civic Democratic Party (ODS) disagrees with a total ban on smoking in restaurants as proposed by Health Minister Leos Heger (TOP 09), ODS deputy chairwoman Miroslava Nemcova said after a meeting of the party's
Prague Daily Monitor (cz)
added Mar 26, 2013 13:46
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[Czech Republic, Europe] Parliament may not pass ban on smoking in restaurants, health minister says

The European Commission (EC) may not push through its version of the anti-smoking directive to ban flavoured cigarettes and enlarge the warning against smoking consequences on cigarette packets either, MEP Zuzana Roithova (for Christian Democrats, KDU-CS
Prague Daily Monitor (cz)
added Mar 25, 2013 05:46
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[Australia, Czech Republic] Future Fund buys shares in shamed tobacco company

The Government's multi-billion-dollar Future Fund has bought shares in a tobacco company that once commissioned a study outlining the economic benefits of premature deaths. Documents provided to a Senate committee show the fund increased its tobacco-rel
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Feb 17, 2013 15:15
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